Prof. Dr. Ir. Nico Baken
Senior Strategist : KPN
Professor Smart Living : Delft University of Technology
Professor Baken currently holds a part-time chair in the Telecommunications Department at Delft University of Technology alongside his primary position as Visionary and Senior Strategist Corporate Strategy & Innovation of the Royal KPN.
Mr. Paul Budde
Executive Director : Smart Grid Australia
Paul Budde is the managing director of Paul Budde Communication, a global independent communications and digital economy research and consultancy company www.budde.com.au they produce 2,000 research reports covering 170 countries, 400 companies and 200 technologies and applications.
Mr. Francisco Ros Perán Ph.D.
Secretary of State : Telecommunications, EU Presidency
Born in Lorca (Murcia), Spain, Francisco Ros holds two PhDs, one from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) and another from the Technical Engineering University of Madrid (Telecommunications). He also holds an Advanced Management Program degree (PADE) from the IESE Business School in Madrid.
Mr. Andy Stanford Clarke
Distinguished Engineer : IBM
Dr Andy Stanford-Clark is an IBM Distinguished Engineer, and "Master Inventor" with more than 40 patents. Andy is based at IBM's Hursley Park development laboratories in the UK, and specialises in message broker technology, remote telemetry, Internet technologies, and Pervasive computing. Andy has a BSc in Computing and Mathematics, and a PhD in Computer Science. He is a visiting professor at the University of Newcastle and a Fellow of the British Computer Society.
Mrs. Åsa Torstensson
Minister for Communications : Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications, Sweden
Mrs. Åsa-Britt Maria Torstensson (born 25 March 1958) is a Swedish politician and a member of the Centre Party. On 6 October 2006 she was selected to become Minister for Communications in the Cabinet of Fredrik Reinfeldt.
Mr. Cyro Vicente Boccuzzi
President : Latin American Smart Grid Forum
Cyro Vicente Boccuzzi is the CEO and partner of ECOee Expertise, Consultants and Ordination for Energy Efficiency, a Consultant Company focused on Energy Management and Technology (www.ecoee.com.br), with emphasis in smart grids, automation, metering and small size dispersed generation.
Mr. Jeffrey Boyer
Director of Clean Technologies Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture
Senior Designer/Engineer Jeffrey Boyer is Director of Clean Technologies at Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, managing sustainable engineering design practice, systems and strategies for all of the firms projects. Seeking to develop urban environments which generate the maximum economic return with minimal ecological impact, Jeff approaches urban design from a holistic perspective that considers both real and embodied energy and actively considers emergent clean technologies in the energy, water, waste, communication and transportation domains.
Mr. Gee Rittenhouse
Vice President, Head of Research Bell Labs
Gee Rittenhouse is Vice President of Bell Labs Research, overseeing all Alcatel-Lucent research in physics, computer science, mathematics, optics, access, networking, and applications. He is also Chairman of the Board of Green Touch, a non-profit pre-competitive research consortium focused on dramatic reductions in network energy requirements.
Mr. Mark Spelman
Global Head of Strategy Accenture
Mark is an international businessman with considerable knowledge and experience of the global energy markets and the low carbon economy. He leads Accenture's Global Strategy practice and runs the company's global macro economic and political think-tank called the Accenture Institute for High Performance.
Prof. Mark Swilling
Academic Director Sustainability Institute Stellenbosch University
Professor Mark Swilling is Programme Coordinator of the Masters and Doctoral Programme in Sustainable Development Planning and Management, School of Public Management and Planning, Stellenbosch University, and Academic Director of the Sustainability Institute.
Mrs. Maria van der Hoeven
Minister of Economic Affairs, Netherlands
From 22 July 2002 to 21 February 2007 Ms Van der Hoeven held the post of Minister of Education, Culture and Science in the first, second and third Balkenende governments. On 22 February 2007 she was appointed Minister of Economic Affairs in the fourth Balkenende government.
Ms. Lorie Wigle
Eco-technology General Manager Intel Corporation
Lorie Wigle is the General Manager of Intels Eco-Technology organization which encompasses the sustainable design, manufacturing and use of Intel products. Ms Wigle also drives the Intel® Open Energy Initiative, which is aligning Intel and industry efforts to drive standards-based, open implementation of smart grid and smart building technologies globally.